Category Archives: Diet

November 13, 2012

Lifestyles and Longevity

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. In 1513, Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon went searching for the Fountain of Youth.  He never found the legendary fountain, but his expeditions did earn him a poisoned arrow in the thigh.  He later died … Continue reading

September 20, 2012

Eat Your Peas and Keep a Food Journal

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Discipline and routine – ick!  Some people make it look so easy, don’t they?  For me, it seems to be the bane of my existence. How many times have I started a diet or a gym class, … Continue reading

September 17, 2012

Reset Button – The 6-Day Pouch Reset

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Dekeyzer-James The Internet is like a massive alien bazaar — whatever you could possibly want is out there for you to look at, buy, sell, or trade. Whatever subject you’re interested in is out there — all you … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

My First Experience with the Paleo Diet

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- J. Taylor Paleo diet, Caveman diet, Adam & Eve diet – call it what you will, but it all means the same thing;  the only carbs you get on the Paleo diet come from fresh veggies and fruit.   … Continue reading

September 9, 2012

The Genesis Experience

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. My patient was 20 months out from surgery and was a success by any measure.  She had lost more than 50% of her excess body weight.  Her high blood pressure and diabetes had resolved.  She went … Continue reading

August 17, 2012

High Protein Diets vs. “Other” Diets

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Dr. Christopher Gardner from Stanford has been a vegan for 25 years.  He conducted one of the largest, prospective, randomized trials to date comparing four popular diets: Atkins, LEARN, Ornish, and Zone.  311 overweight and obese … Continue reading

August 12, 2012

A Painful Reminder

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Nothing says “summer” like grilling out, a watermelon icing down in the cooler, and a fresh ear of corn.  My oh my, does that sound good!  A couple of weeks ago, that’s exactly what I had on … Continue reading

August 2, 2012

A “Quest” for Protein Bars

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Since having my bariatric surgery, two years ago, I am continually trying to find tasty ways of getting enough protein each day, and limiting my carb intake. Eating eggs and chicken are always easy to fall back … Continue reading

July 23, 2012

Weight Loss and Environment

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor This week I’m in a different environment . I am: away from home away from my normal routine away from my normal food and drink selections someone else is cooking and preparing someone else is choosing the … Continue reading

July 18, 2012

Plateaus After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: J. Taylor Weight-loss plateaus  – they are inevitable.  I just happen to have set up camp on one for the past several months. I lost 70 pounds after my bariatric sleeve surgery two years ago; but I plateaued … Continue reading

 
 
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